The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 92 108 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 4 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.41% 0.40% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.48% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,908 £41,750
% change year-on-year
+0.20% +7.56%
Test Strategy
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
785 1043 873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 81.01% 83.78% 76.24%
Number of salaries quoted 703 817 728
Average salary £43,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +6.25%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Kent region.

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Kent

Test Strategy
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the Kent region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dover - 2 - - 2
Test Strategy
South East

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Kent region citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Strategy.

1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Supplier Management
2 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 3 (75.00%) Test Management
2 3 (75.00%) Line Management
2 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (75.00%) People Management
3 2 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (50.00%) DTV
3 2 (50.00%) Electronics
3 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) SAP
3 2 (50.00%) LoadRunner
3 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (50.00%) Marketing
3 2 (50.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) Selenium
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) JIRA
4 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Kent region citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Strategy. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) TestDirector
2 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (50.00%) Electronics
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QA Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) QA Tester
2 1 (25.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Testing Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Head of Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Test Management
2 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (75.00%) Supplier Management
2 3 (75.00%) Line Management
2 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (75.00%) People Management
3 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (50.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (25.00%) V-Model
4 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) SAP
1 2 (50.00%) HP
Dover
People Source
Salary: excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Dover
People Source
Salary: excellent salary + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum + Loads of benefits/bonuses etc
Posted: 12 days ago